"Less flavorful than its ancestors, Barbara Cohen's The Carp in the Bathtub (1972) and Sydney Taylor's All-of-a-Kind Family series, this is still a good companion for them. (author's note, family photos, glossary) (Free verse/historical fiction. 8-12)"
Rosenthal debuts with a slim, easily readable free-verse novel from the perspective of a girl who feels enveloped but lost in her enormous family.
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